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Thayer Bros

753 Ruby St, Joliet, IL 60435-4662
+1 815-726-8990
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible6%
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“soup” (12 reviews)
“reuben” (3 reviews)
“super bowl” (2 reviews)
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American, Soups
$$ - $$$
753 Ruby St, Joliet, IL 60435-4662
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

Most recent visit was for lunch, delicious. Home made chicken soup made me think I was eating at grandmas again. Tasty lunch menu items. The meat loaf was great. Bring cash or be prepared to get cash from the bar atm next door.

Thank verchad
Reviewed 22 August 2017

We went with friends that was recommended by them. The food was very good and reasonable. Soup comes with all entrees. The place is small and nothing fancy but the owner is very personable.

Thank Ellen Z
Reviewed 27 July 2017

It was my first time there. I was there for a birthday luncheon with 13 other women . There were at least 10 specials. I can highly recommend stuffed cabbage, any of the seasonal salad's, veal cutlet, French dip and Reuben. The only meal I...More

Thank judy8000
Reviewed 7 October 2016

We have never had a bad meal at Thayer Bros. The entire staff is friendly. Mrs. Thayer is a sweetheart, and does her own cooking. She makes a point to stop and talk at all the tables. Best little hole in the wall restaurant in...More

Thank Kathy60435
Reviewed 28 April 2016

Best Lunch I have dad a restaurant in a very long time. Mrs. Thayer came around to make sure everything was fine.

Thank 226rick
Reviewed 14 April 2016

We ordered the Muffaletta sandwich and a chicken sandwich. The meat was fried to death on a grill, tasteless and little to no muffaletta on it. I asked for more Muff and the waitress hesitated big time. She went in the kitchen to get it...More

1  Thank tulu
Reviewed 4 April 2016

Soup, spinach salad and burgers were fantastic. Awesome little diner with great food and service at a good price.

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 18 November 2015

So,we had a $25 voucher for this place that we won in a charity bowling raffle for a cancer patient. We were so looking forward to going here we had seen some decent reviews and were looking forward to great home cooking and a nice...More

5  Thank Mike W
Reviewed 28 October 2015

Tried this little hidden gem for the first time tonight. I have to honestly say that this is a favorite of mine. I love how "old school" this place is. The checks are all hand written, It's small, homey, friendly, quit. It felt like I...More

Thank HamBone4U
Reviewed 24 October 2015 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch while traveling through the area. Delightful family-run restaurant with amazing food. Pick a daily special, get the soup, & save room for dessert.

Thank PekinJHH
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18 April 2016|
Response from HamBone4U | Reviewed this property |
I don't think this place take reservations.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 12:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 753 Ruby St, Joliet, IL 60435-4662
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Joliet
  • Phone Number: +1 815-726-8990
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